From low-fat recipes to recipes designed for persons with diabetes, Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, shares recipes and advice to create healthy meals that are guaranteed to please. [Editor's note: Elaine no longer contributes to Silver Planet, but we have made her archived blog entries available as a service to our readers.]
Perhaps you’ve already heard that not getting enough dietary calcium and vitamin D increases your risk of low bone-mineral density and stress fractures.
This is a perfect example of how a vitamin works with a mineral to benefit the body. Vitamin D teams up with calcium to help build bones by increasing the amount of calcium that gets absorbed in the intestines. Vitamin D is also needed for the regulation of serum calcium and phosphorus levels.
Are you getting enough vitamin D and calcium? Here are some practical ways to capitalize on this bone-building duo:
By Elaine Magee, MPH, RD
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